The town of Sarnath has its own railway station which helps in connecting cities like Varanasi and Gorakhpur with Sarnath. The major railhead is present in the city of Varanasi, at a distance of nearly 10 km. The Varanasi Cantonment Railway Station has good connectivity with different Indian cities with the help of frequent rail service. Different trains that help the travelers to travel in a convenient manner are Muv Gkp Pass, Sarnath Express, Ljn Muv Express, Ganga Kaveri Express and Kashi V Express. From the railway station, tourists can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach Sarnath.
The city of Varanasi has a major domestic airport which helps in connecting tourists travelling from different cities with Sarnath. Various service providers operate their flights at regular intervals and help the tourists with their journey. Different cities connected with this airport are Chennai, New Delhi, Agra and Mumbai. This airport is present at a distance of about 27 km from the Sarnath city; hence can be accessed easily with the help of a taxi or a bus.
State government run buses help in connecting different neighboring cities with Sarnath. Tourists can also avail the services of private and deluxe buses in order to reach this city. Different towns and cities such as Kanpur, Agra, Lucknow, Allahabad and Mathura have good connectivity with the beautiful city of Sarnath with the help of regular bus service. The bus operators charge reasonably priced fares hence it is the best way to travel to Sarnath.